225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
Italy, Rome, ca. 1520
MS M.1023. Fol. 025r
Christ: Circumcision -- Two women, veiled, one raising right hand and holding candle with left hand (possibly Prophetess Anna), stand behind Virgin Mary, nimbed, extending right hand to nude Christ Child, nimbed, seated on draped altar (?). Simeon, wearing miter, holds knife in left hand and extends right hand to Christ Child. Joseph the Carpenter, raising right hand, holding candle with left hand stands to right of the altar with another man, wearing hat.
Scene in front of niche and flanked by open portals.
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